Visakhapatnam, Nov. 17

The Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini award was conferred on Mr J. Srinivasa Raju, the Managing Director of Geo Marine Dynamics (I) Private Ltd, at the all-India national unity conference in New Delhi on Wednesday, on the occasion of the ninty-third birth anniversary of the late Indira Gandhi. According to a press release issued here, Mr Raju did his M.Phil (Geo-engineering) from Andhra University and set up the consultancy company. The company takes up consultancy projects for safety and surveillance for offshore projects in fields such as oil and gas, ports and defence.The Indira Gandhi award intends to spot hidden talent in the country, adds the release, and it was presented earlier to eminent personalities such as Mother Teresa, Mr Birju Maharaj, Mr Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Mr Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna, Prof. U.R Rao, Ms Jayaprada, Ms Sushmita Sen, Mr Navjot Singh Sidhu and Mr Rajinikanth among others. — Our Bureau

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated November 18, 2010)
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